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Eagles change soda sponsors

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Since Lincoln Financial Field opened in 2003, the operative phrase at the concession window has been, “No Coke.  Pepsi.

In 2012, Coke returns.

According to Terry Lefton of SportsBusiness Journal, the Eagles will announce Thursday that the franchise has changed its official soda sponsorship from Pepsi back to Coke.

Lefton writes that roughly 20 teams have soda deals, with the Steelers recently switching to Pepsi after a half-century with Coke.

The change at the Eagles’ home stadium already has been made, with folks at the concession window who attended events in early June hearing, “No Pepsi.  Coke.”

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14 Responses to “Eagles change soda sponsors”
  1. deathmonkey41 says: Jun 28, 2012 10:40 AM

    Maybe Reid argued that it’s easier to wash down a half dozen hoagies with Coke instead of Pepsi.

  2. joetoronto says: Jun 28, 2012 10:42 AM

    Something just made me think of John Belushi. 🙂

  3. niner4life8 says: Jun 28, 2012 10:58 AM

    For christ sakes it is 2012. Can we not sell both drinks? I hate going somewhere and ordering a Pepsi and being told we only serve Coke products.

  4. daysend564 says: Jun 28, 2012 11:01 AM

    This surely means Superbowl!

  5. scoops1 says: Jun 28, 2012 11:02 AM

    Lt loves coke

  6. ndnut says: Jun 28, 2012 11:03 AM

    Is Jones Soda Co. still the soda sponsor in Seattle?

  7. kcchiefsfandave says: Jun 28, 2012 11:25 AM

    One of these teams needs to exclusively sell Stewart’s root beer and cream soda at Coke prices… Bud is always good.

  8. phillyrick22 says: Jun 28, 2012 11:32 AM

    so the pepsi zone gets changed to the coke zone, lmao!

  9. Broncofanatic7 says: Jun 28, 2012 1:09 PM

    Coke > Pepsi

  10. icdogg says: Jun 28, 2012 2:39 PM

    Always liked Pepsi better but it doesn’t matter. I don’t go to the games to drink soda.

  11. jaymills33 says: Jun 28, 2012 3:19 PM

    Dam it!!!! Guess I gotta bring my own Mt. Dew now. WTH!!!!!

  12. sloiggles says: Jun 28, 2012 9:45 PM

    Surely Andy Reid’s sons agree with this change……

  13. samel2003 says: Jun 28, 2012 11:08 PM

    Didn’t Reid threaten to walk away if Lurie didn’t give him more power in the day to day operations? Maybe this was it. Eat that conspiracy theorists.

  14. restoretheroar1 says: Jun 29, 2012 11:27 PM

    Coke is the best NFL should go back with Coke. As Pepsi sucks will not drink the stuff as it makes me ill LOL.

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